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Homage to the Square: Green Promise

Artist:
Josef Albers (American (born Germany), Bottrop 1888–1976 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1956
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Dimensions:
24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1969
Accession Number:
69.274.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (verso): Study for/ Homage to the Square: "Green Promise" / Albers 1956 [Artist's description of media on verso]
the artist, New Haven, Conn. (1956–69; his gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Josef Albers at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition of His Paintings and Prints," November 19, 1971–January 11, 1972.

Jacksonville, Fla. Arts Assembly of Jacksonville. "Jacksonville Arts Festival," March 30–April 5, 1976.

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 210, ill.



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